I really suck at taking decent pictures of my artwork, I am truly terrible at this. I will try again when it’s hanging on the wall. This is a Soul Portrait of Lucy. I will make one for Pixie too, when she’ll be a bit older. There are 8 layers of cutouts and it’s painted with Cobra oils. I think it’s realistic enough because my dogs started barking at it. Silly girls ;-). And a little video: Save
I’m having a cosy day at home with Lucy and Pixie, while outside the rain’s falling continuously. I’ve finished my second painted cutout. It’s a topic which is dear to me: the island. It’s also a sanctuary, a place where you can truly be yourself, a cocoon, a chrysalis..You can of course get visitors but in the end, you are alone and … you are enough. Precious solitude in your own microcosms, entertained by your own inhabited depths. All is well.
Here is my first painted cut-out. I had tremendous fun. I love painting on wood and I love oil colors, more than acrylics (which I used a lot before turning to digital painting). I rediscovered the pleasure of mixing my colors on the palette and the soft touch of the paintbrush. I haven’t decided what to do with it yet. My home doesn’t have enough space to store my own art. Maybe, I’ll keep producing and try selling on a Christmas market. or something similar. I have so many ideas… this is going to be fun.